Explore careers with our portfolio companies

Senior Accountant, Projects



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

About Paysafe
Paysafe (NYSE: PSFE) (PSFE.WS) is a leading payments platform with an extensive track record of serving merchants and consumers in the global entertainment sectors. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, and online cash solutions. With over 25 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of $140 billion in 2023, and approximately 3,200 employees located in 12+ countries, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 260 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world. Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments. Further information is available at www.paysafe.com.

Your career starts here. Help us build and deliver innovative payment solutions.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant, Projects based in Jacksonville, FL. This role offers a flexible hybrid work environment where you will have a blend of office days and remote working days during the week.

Position Overview:

The Senior Accountant will act as US Accounting subject matter expert on key finance and/or business initiative projects and report to the Accounting Director. This role will work closely with the project managers from various parts of the business and Finance teams, the operational teams, and Group and US Accounting teams in automating monthly journal entries, reports, analyses, financial statements, etc.

The ideal candidate requires strong leadership capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background, analytical skills and proactively work to drive results. This person is a self-starter, flexible in their approach, has a high level of integrity and is action and goal-oriented in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Participate in strategic financial special projects.
  • Compile and analyze data in a meaningful way to assist project documentation of completeness and accuracy; and demonstration of application of accounting standards.
  • Focus on continued system efficiencies and improvements and business practices.
  • Collaborate with Group, US Accounting, Finance, Financial Operations, Business System Analysts, and Product teams on new and streamline processes.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures in a SOX environment.
  • Coordinate with project managers and other departments to gather and analyze financial data.
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation of all project-related financial transactions.
  • Analyze project performance metrics and provide recommendations for financial improvements.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior accounting staff.
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned.

Qualifications to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required.
  • Relevant CPA certification preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills preferred.
  • 3 + years of progressive accounting experience with general ledger functions and month-end/year-end close process, automation interaction, process improvements.
  • Relevant experience must be in publicly traded companies required.
  • Financial services industry experience is a plus.
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Awareness of business trends and familiarity with financial accounting statements required.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail Proficient in intermediate to advance Excel (including pivot tables, xlookups, Sumifs), Word and Email required.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience working with large ERP and reporting packages, Oracle EBS and Blackline experience is a plus.
  • Experience with SQL for data extraction and analysis preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines is required.

Our culture values humility, high trust & autonomy, a desire for excellence and meeting commitments, strong team cohesion, a sense of urgency, a desire to learn, pragmatically pushing boundaries, and accomplishing goals that have a direct business impact.

Equal Employment Opportunity Paysafe provides equal employment opportunities to all employees, and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination of any type with regard to ethnicity, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of recruitment and employment. If you need any reasonable adjustments, please let us know. We will be happy to help and look forward to hearing from you.